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i'm elias johnson... sabrina: and i'm sabrina ahmed. it's x:00 a-m on monday january 11th elias: good to have everyone with us! and it's great to have central iowa's most accurate forecast with meterologist sam schreier! hey sam! sam: (sam adlibs) sam (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib: we are coming off our bitterly cold weekend with a bit of better and warmer weather expected throughout the week. today is going to be a fairly gloomy and cool day with mostly cloudy skies, but highs should be able to climb into the lower 20s. it will be breezy today so wind chilly will be a bit
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the afternoon, but they will be much worse tonight. our lows will drop into the single digits and with a strong wind overnight wind chills will likely drop below zero by tomorrow morning state wide. tuesday is going to be a very cold day with highs in the low teens and plenty of wind leaving us with more brutal wind chill values. warmer weather is expected to start to come back mid week with wednesday's highs expected to climb into the upper 20s. thursday will be even warmer with plenty of sunshine and highs right up near 40 degrees! unfortunately after that temperatures should begin another decent towards the arctic pattern we had over the weekend. we'll be back in the single digit highs by next sunday with a bit warmer weather possible next week. elias:
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elias: the iowa legislature convenesfor the 20-16 session today. state lawmakers will be reviewing iowa's medicaid privatization and planned parenthoold funding, while tackling education initiatives...last year's session went long due to a lack of agreement on school funding. governor branstad plans to introduce a proposal for clean water funding. sabrina: in the number two spot this morning... sabrina: the three major democratic presidential candidates will be in des moines this evening as they take part in a forum designed to focus on issues that affect latinos and african americans. the democrat's brown and black forum will be held at drake university tonight starting at seven.. look for live coverage right here on local five news. elias: the third thing you need to know before you walk out the door... elias: more than a week after taking over an oregon wildlife refuge, ammon bundy and his group of protestors have
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armed group --pacific patriot network. the group alleges to protect american's civil rights against a tyrranical government. protestors say they have traveled to the oregon refuge to provide security for occupiers.. sabrina: number four... sabrina: fans braved a wind chill of thirty below to watch sunday's game between the seattle seahawks and minnesota vikings. the close game looked to be a last-minute victory for the vikings....except for a missed field goal by the team's kicker with twenty-six seconds left in the game. the seahawks take the win, and move ahead in the n-f-l playoffs. elias: and finally in the top five... elias: saturday's powerball lottery drawing had no winner....meaning wednesday's jackpot has an initial estimate wednesday's
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of one point three billion dollars, the largest prize ever offered in north america. the big payout will likely boost sales, and in turn means it could go even higher....the cash payout already pushing above 800-million dollars! sabrina: turning to some developing news this morning....a sunday fire leaves a local injured. sabrina: west des moines firefighters answered the call to a home on bradford drive around 3-30 morning... there the house flames.. started to collapse and the exterior wall fell and struck the injured firefighter was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening neighbors say outside for hours.
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neighbor: "it really was heartbreaking really to see, oh my gosh, wow it could have been our house. what happened? we don't know what happened i guess at this point. " sabrina: the house is a total loss and the cause of the fire is still being investigated.. look for the latest on the firefighter's condition right here on local five. elias: a weekend wreck leads to a car fire, and claims the life of a winterset man... late saturday night..... 48 year old john timothy eller was driving a jeep cherokee on west summit in winterset.. according to the his vehicle came up on another, slow down in second vehicle. the collison forced his vehicle off of into a electrical fire. the driver of the second vehicle still under investigation. the incident is still under investigation. sabrina: we're back with sam schreier... sam:
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we are coming off our bitterly cold weekend with a bit of better and warmer weather expected throughout the week. today is going to be a fairly gloomy and cool day with mostly cloudy skies, but highs should be able to climb into the lower 20s. it will be breezy today so wind chilly will be a bit brutal by the end of the afternoon, but they will be much worse tonight. our lows will drop into the single digits and with a strong wind overnight wind chills will likely drop below
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morning state wide. tuesday is going to be a very cold day with highs in the low teens and plenty of wind leaving us with more brutal wind chill values. warmer weather is expected to start to come back mid week with wednesday's highs expected to climb into the upper 20s. thursday will be even warmer with plenty of sunshine and highs right up near 40 degrees! unfortunately after that temperatures should begin another decent towards the arctic pattern we had over the weekend. we'll be back in the single digit highs by next sunday with a bit warmer weather possible next week. elias: a local mayor makes the pages of runner's world magazine... elias: the publication will feature johnston mayor paula dierenfeld in an upcoming issue.... the attention is coming from a challenge she made to johnston residents.... donate bags of
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local food bank. .... and she'll run . and for every bag -- or ten dollars donated -- shes going a mile. so far -- folks in johnston have risen to the mayor's challenge... i think the most fullfilling part of course is the response we've gotten from the community last year 31 bags this year over 100 bags the generosity in this community is absolutly amazing nikki: she is hoping to finish the 191 miles by martin luther king day month.. at ((time check)) we'll take a short break, but still have lots more good morning iowa ahead..including results from awards elias: took home the
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awards season. sabrina: but first...for those traveling into polk county...be safe this morning... the sheriff's office has automated traffic enforcement vehicles at two locations.... one at the block of northeast 70th and a second at block of northeast 108th so take care on the roads elias: let's also get a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at valley west... [current conditions] good morning
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"your wathcing good morning iowa in hd with elias johnson, sabrina ahmed and we are iowas most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. this is good morning iowa." sam: weather adlib: we are coming off our bitterly cold weekend with a bit of better and warmer weather expected throughout the week. today is going to be a fairly gloomy and cool day with mostly cloudy skies, but highs should be able to climb into the lower 20s. it will be breezy today so wind chilly will be a bit brutal by the end of the afternoon, but they will be much worse tonight. our lows will drop into the single digits and with a strong wind overnight wind chills will likely drop below zero by tomorrow morning state wide. tuesday is going to be a very cold day with highs in the low teens and plenty of wind leaving us with more brutal wind chill values. warmer weather is expected to start to come back mid week with wednesday's highs expected to climb into the upper 20s. thursday will be even warmer with plenty of sunshine and highs right up near 40
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that temperatures should begin another decent towards the arctic pattern we had over the weekend. we'll be back in the single digit highs by ne sunday with a bit warmer weather possible next week. elias: it's the first leg of the annual hollywood awards season -- leading up to the academy awards. the 73rd annual golden globe awards. sabrina: some of hollywoods best displayed the usual glamour, glitz and surprises during last night's ceremony in beverly hills... here's abc's karla barguiarena with more. "script: nats pop: " and the golden globe goes to 'the revenant.'" the grand finale for a grand show as the best motion picture drama is announced. what ended with
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nat pop: (taking a swig at his beer)"snitch" ricky gervais- who was back at it again. the host of the golden globes taking swipes at sean penn during his opening monologue after the actor interviewed a mexican drug kingpin. sot ricky gervais "i want to get through monologue and go into hiding?somewhere where penn can't find me." the laughs made way to the first award of the evening for a genuinely surprised kate winslet who won for best supporting actress in a feature film for her work in "steve jobs." sot kate winslet: "i'm extremely surprised and overwhelmed." moments later matt damon won for his role in "the martian." sot matt damon: "it's literally been 18 years since i've been doing this and with a little more context i know how lucky i am." other acting awards going to both new and old shows? sot jon hamm "thank you so much." sot lady gaga "i really am truly speechless, thank you so much."
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stallone who was honored for his work in creed with a roaring standing ovation. sot sylvester stallone " ... i want to thank my imaginary friend rocky balboa for being the very best friend i've ever had." stallone among other best movie actors? sot leonado dicaprio "the revenant" "what an incredible honor, wow, thank you so much." and best actresses? sot jennifer lawrence "joy" "... it's such an honor to play this character. thank you to our supporting cast. i'm thinking of my hometown, kentucky." with the globes over, the race to oscar sunday is now officially underway. karla barguiarena, abc news, new york. " all: (reax) sabrina:
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from the music world this morning...singer david bowie has died following a battle with cancer. according to a short statement, bowie "died peacefully" sunday "surrounded by his family and friends" after an 18-month fight with the illness. the singer had just released his 25-th album "blackstar" on friday, his birthday. bowie was 69 years old. we have lots
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we have lots more good morning iowa ahead...but first here's abc's reena ninan and kendis gibson with tech bytes. techbytes: in today's tech bytes.. volkswagen's flashy new hybrid. the german automaker is introducing the tiguan g- hey there, in today's "techbytes," volkswagen's flashing new hybrid. >> the german automaker is introducing tiguan gte at this week's auto show. it uses separate electric motors to power the front and rear wheels. >> and a turbocharged gasoline engine is on standby to provide a little extra oomph. apple music has passed a
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>> the six-month-old streaming music service now has more than 10 million paid subscribers, that's nearly half as many as the much-older spotify, which crossed the 20 million mark in june. and the most googled moments during the golden globes. first, "mozart in the jungle," the amazon show winning best tv series. >> second, leo's reaction to lady gaga walking -- look at that. and third, bree larson's red carpet. stunning best actress winner from the "room." those are your "techbytes." i have asthma... ...one of many pieces in my life. so when my asthma symptoms kept coming back on my long-term control medicine, i talked to my doctor and found a missing piece in my asthma treatment. once-daily breo prevents asthma symptoms. breo is for adults with asthma not well controlled on a long-term asthma control medicine, like an inhaled corticosteroid. breo won't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden breathing problems. breo opens up airways to help
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weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: put script here in green we are coming off our bitterly cold weekend with a bit of better and warmer weather expected throughout the week. today is going to be a fairly gloomy and cool day with mostly cloudy skies, but highs should be able to climb into the lower 20s. it will be breezy today so wind chilly will be a bit brutal by the end of the afternoon, but they will be much worse tonight. our lows will drop into the single digits and with a strong wind overnight wind chills will likely drop below zero by tomorrow morning state wide. tuesday is going to be a very cold day with highs in the low teens and plenty of wind leaving us with more brutal wind chill values. warmer weather is expected to start to come back mid week with wednesday's highs expected to climb into the upper 20s. thursday will be even warmer with
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degrees! unfortunately after that temperatures should begin another decent towards the arctic pattern we had over the weekend. we'll be back in the single digit highs by next sunday with a bit warmer weather possible next week. sam toss back.
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sabrina well time now for another short break... but when we come back... enjoying those low prices at the gas pump? well, we could see them drop even more.
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"you're watching good morning iowa in hd. we are iowa." elias: on your money now elias: how low will gasoline prices go this year? triple-a puts the national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas at
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folks in ten southern states are paying a dollar-75 or less. usa today dot com reports in some states, a gallon of regular has dropped to a dollar-42! the price of gas could drop to a dollar a gallon in some areas. that hasn't happened since 19-99. elias: and 20-15 was a strong year for the the u-s jobs market. american employers added more than two and a half million jobs. 292-thousand of those jobs were added in december. it was the second best year for jobs gains since 19-99. americans saw their paychecks go up as well. wages grew 2- point-5 percent in december. it matched the gains in october-- which were the best in six years. elias: that's a look at your money this morning... coming up after the break... sam's in with central iowa's most accurate
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time for a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at euclid... [current conditions] good morning iowa returns after this. "you're watching good
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are iowa's most accurate weather team. good morning iowa starts now " sabrina thanks for joining us on your [day of week] morning, i'm sabrina ahmed. elias: and i'm elias johnson... elias: weather is always first on good morning iowa... in with central iowa's most accurate forecast... meteorologist sam schreier. sam: (adlib toss)
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bitterly cold weekend with a bit of better and warmer weather expected throughout the week. today is going to be a fairly gloomy and cool day with mostly cloudy skies, but highs should be able to climb into the lower 20s. it will be breezy today so wind chilly will be a bit brutal by the end of the afternoon, but they will be much worse tonight. our lows will drop into the single digits and with a strong wind overnight wind chills will likely drop below zero by tomorrow morning state wide. tuesday is going to be a very cold day with highs in the low teens and plenty of wind leaving us with more brutal wind chill values. warmer weather is expected to start to come back mid week with wednesday's highs expected to climb into the upper 20s. thursday will be even warmer with plenty of sunshine and highs right up near 40 degrees! unfortunately after that temperatures should begin another decent towards the
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we'll be back in the single digit highs by next sunday with a bit warmer weather possible next week. today, state gavel in the 20-16 legislative session. and governor branstad is already pushing a plan aimed at helping water quality. elias: but his new initiative is getting mixed reviews ahead of the new session. local five's chief political correspondent amanda krenz sat down with the governor to clear up this state house matter. "amanda camera 19:46:55 what people are hearing because of what happened last session with education funding, this is taking away funding, not the case. (((branstad makes a comment here))) 6:06 it would give us additional funding for school infastructure, provide funding for water quality and do it without raising taxes.
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sales tax money to improve water quality because cleaner water is important to iowa's ag economy. no other states are doing anything like it. 8:15 it's not only a concern to farmers that own the land, it's a concern to iowa business and the entire state. the fight for this new plan will now begin as the governor prepares to to introduce it to the legislature. 9:52 we're hopeful as people learn about what this would really do, we could get support, convince legislature, address school infastructure, water quality and do it without raising taxes." sabrina: now, lawmakers gavel in the new
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and look for more about the governor's new plan in tomorrow's state of the state address. look to local 5 for all your statehouse matters this legislative session. elias: and be sure to share your thoughts. how do you feel about the governor's water quality plan? what issues do you think lawmakers need to deal with this session? let us know -- we may use your comments on-air. you can post you thoughts on twitter and facebook. or send us an email or give us a call . the contact information is on your screen. sabrina: turning to national politics...and the race for the white house. the three major democratic presidential candidates will be in des moines this evening. sabrina: and martin university for brown and black forum. the event will alow the presidential hopefuls a chance to talk that affect african americans. look for full coverage this evening right here on local five....and a wrap-up of the event tomorrow morning here on good morning iowa. elias: well no brown and black forum came to fruition for republicans this election cycle, but look
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candidates to tackle the issues saturday night. the sixth debate for the candidates will be held in south carolina and hosted by fox business....with a possible smaller roster. to make the primetime stage, they'll have to be one of the top six in national polls, plus any candidates in the top five of iowa or new hampshire polls. experts say this could cut the number of participants down to six or seven....instead of eleven at past debates. the rest will take part in an the rest will take part in an debate earlier in the evening., sabrina: new this morning, some iowa athletes will begin their push for gold medals today... sabrina: special olympics iowa will begin its 30th annual winter games today in dubuque. more than 375 athletes from iowa will compete in events such as alpine skiing, snowshoeing, and figure skating over three days. tonight, the opening ceremony will get underway at six, with the parade of athletes and
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harbor center. the event is made possible thanks to the efforts of more than 300 volunteers. elias: we're back with meterologist sam schreier... sam: (sam adlibs) sam: weather adlib: we are coming off our bitterly cold weekend with a bit of better and warmer weather expected throughout the week. today is going to be a fairly gloomy and cool day with mostly cloudy skies, but highs should be able to climb into the lower 20s. it will be breezy today so wind chilly will be a bit brutal by the end of
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they will be much worse tonight. our lows will drop into the single digits and with a strong wind overnight wind chills will likely drop below zero by tomorrow morning state wide. tuesday is going to be a very cold day with highs in the low teens and plenty of wind leaving us with more brutal wind chill values. warmer weather is expected to start to come back mid week with wednesday's highs expected to climb into the upper 20s. thursday will be even warmer with plenty of sunshine and highs right up near 40 degrees! unfortunately after that temperatures should begin another decent towards the arctic pattern we had over the weekend. we'll be back in the single digit highs by next sunday with a bit warmer weather possible next week. sabrina: a militia group joins protestors in oregon, as we take a look at national
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a militia group joins protestors in oregon, as we take a look at national headlines... sabrina: today makes ten days since an oregon wildlife refuge was taken over by protestors lead by ammon bundy... now his group has been joined by armed members of the pacific patriot network. this new "militia" says they protect american's civil rights against a tyrranical government. a representative for the bundy crew says the group showed up on their own to provide security for the occupiers. sabrina: and drug kingpin "el chapo" guzman was recaptured friday...but an article released saturday now has actor sean penn under investigation. rolling stone magazine reports the drug kingpin met with penn for a secret interview in october. it was published saturday, along with video clips. guzman may not remain behind bars in mexico, ...he could be extradicted to the u-s to face charges. elias: the frigid temperatures didn't deter football fans
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the game in minnesota sunday.. fans braved a wind chill of thirty below to watch sunday's game between the seattle seahawks and minnesota vikings. the close game looked to be a last-minute victory for the vikings....except for a missed field goal by the team's kicker with twenty-six seconds left in the game. the seahawks take the win, and move ahead in the n-f-l playoffs. "we missed a chip shot field goal so, that's life. i thought the fans were outstanding today. they sat in the coldest game in vikings history. i thought they did a great job." "i went out to warm up before everybody came out and took a jog and my contact lense almost froze over and i was like, 'it's probably a good idea to wear a visor today.' "you can never prepare for that kind of weather or that kind of cold because it's like sitting in a freezer honestly." elias: so for the first time in history all 4 road teams
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weekend. next weekend's matchups have the chiefs versus patriots...and packers taking on cardinals saturday. then on sunday, the seahawks take on carolina. and pittsburgh travels to denver . sabrina at ((time check)) we'll take a short break, just ahead on good morning iowa....do you want to build a good morning iowa....do you want to build a snowman? elias: we'll share a young girl's dream, as she deals with a tough diagnosis. sabrina: but before we go...as you get ready to start your day...be safe out on the roads.... des moines police will have mobile radar set up at three locations... the first at the
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west bound the second one will be set up at the seven- hundred block of 35th...that will be southbound and a final one at the 23-hundred block of hull, looking east bound. so use caution while driving.. elias: while we're at it... a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at mlk... [current conditions] good morning
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"your wathcing good morning iowa in hd with elias johnson, sabrina ahmed and we are iowas most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. this is good morning iowa." sam: weather adlib:
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bitterly cold weekend with a bit of better and warmer weather expected throughout the week. today is going to be a fairly gloomy and cool day with mostly cloudy skies, but highs should be able to climb into the lower 20s. it will be breezy today so wind chilly will be a bit brutal by the end of the afternoon, but they will be much worse tonight. our lows will drop into the single digits and with a strong wind overnight wind chills will likely drop below zero by tomorrow morning state wide. tuesday is going to be a very cold day with highs in the low teens and plenty of wind leaving us with more brutal wind chill values. warmer weather is expected to start to come back mid week with wednesday's highs expected to climb into the upper 20s. thursday will be even warmer with plenty of sunshine and highs right up near 40 degrees! unfortunately after that temperatures should begin another decent towards the arctic pattern we had over the weekend. we'll be back in the single digit highs by next sunday with a bit warmer weather possible next week.
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we have more good morning iowa coming up right after the break... but first here's what's coming up on "good morning america." "good morning america tease "
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"you're watching good morning iowa in hd. we are iowa." elias: the bitter cold may be keeping you in as much as
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one littler girl, she had hoped to enjoy the winter weather. sabrina: however, her cancer treatment has caused a problem for her fulfilling that dream. but as local 5's mark carlson reports, some nurses came together to make a dream come true. [anchor:mark]mark [readrate:15] izabella saul, better known as bella, is a little girl... with a big smile... and a big dream that she brought with her from texas when she moved to iowa with her family around the new year. but here in snowy iowa nurses and hospital staff at the university of iowa children's hospital taking care of bella as she battles cancer -- had an idea.
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one of the main characters in the disney movie frozen. and after staff dumped a whole heap of snow into one of the playrooms at the hospital... for the first time ever, little bella played in the snow. and eventually so to -- did olaf, but the memories never will. all:
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time for another short break...but before we go let's get a quick look at traffic... this is i-235 at west mixmaster [current conditions] sam says ??? he's in with central iowa's most accurate forecast next... good morning
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"now, we are iowa's
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forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: put script here in green sam toss back. sabrina elias: sam toss back. sabrina
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sabrina elias: a final look at the top five... all the news you need to know before you head out the door... right after this.
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let's get a final look at your top five.... elias: the iowa legislature convenesfor the 20-16 session today. state lawmakers will be reviewing iowa's medicaid privatization and planned parenthoold funding, while tackling education initiatives...last year's session went long due to a lack of agreement on school funding. governor branstad plans to introduce a proposal for clean water funding. sabrina: elias: in the number two spot this morning... sabrina:
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presidential candidates will be in des moines this evening as they take part in a forum designed to focus on issues that affect latinos and african americans. the democrat's brown and black forum will be held at drake university tonight starting at seven.. look for live coverage right here on local five news. sabrina: elias: the third thing you need to know before you walk out the door... elias: more than a week after taking over an oregon wildlife refuge, ammon bundy and his group of protestors have been joined by members of the armed group --pacific patriot network. the group alleges to protect american's civil rights against a tyrranical government. protestors say they have traveled to the oregon refuge to provide security for occupiers.. sabrina: elias: number four... sabrina: fans braved a wind chill of thirty below to watch sunday's game between the seattle seahawks and minnesota vikings. the close game looked to be a last-minute victory for the vikings....except for a missed field goal by the team's kicker with twenty-six seconds left in the game. the seahawks take the win, and move ahead in the n-f-l playoffs. sabrina: elias: and finally... you'll want to know about this story in the big five... elias:
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lottery drawing had no winner....meaning wednesday's jackpot has an initial estimate of one point three billion dollars, the largest prize ever offered in north america. the big payout will likely boost sales, and in turn means it could go even higher....the cash payout already pushing above 800-million dollars! sabrina elias: sam is in with a final look at central iowa's most accurate forecast... sam final weather adlib we are coming off our bitterly cold weekend with a bit of better and warmer weather expected throughout the week. today is going to be a fairly gloomy and cool day with mostly cloudy skies, but highs should be able to climb into the lower 20s. it will be breezy today so wind chilly will be a bit brutal by the end of the afternoon, but they will be much worse tonight. our lows will drop into the single digits and with a strong wind overnight wind chills will likely drop below zero by tomorrow morning state wide. tuesday is going to be a very cold day with highs in the low teens and plenty of wind leaving us with more brutal wind chill values. warmer weather is expected to start to come back mid
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climb into the upper 20s. thursday will be even warmer with plenty of sunshine and highs right up near 40 degrees! unfortunately after that temperatures should begin another america this morning. rebel rebel good morning, america. breaking news -- legendarrock star david bowie passing away overnight. changes his style influencing generations in music and movies. legions of fans and admirers. reacting t this morning as we celebrate an icon. >> the oscar winner, sean penn's top-secret meeting with el chapo. did the actor cross the line? how the meeting helped authorities track him down and put him behind bars this morning.
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